Social Studies


    October 21st - October 25th


    Chapter 2 Age of Exploration

    Lesson 2 "Explorers for Spain"

    In this lesson, we will be learning how Spain joined the quest for a faster sea route to Asia and in their quest found a whole new world across the Atlantic Ocean.  Students will be learning about Columbus, Cortes, Magellan, Ponce de Leon, de Soto, & Coronado.  We will continue defining new vocabulary, adding explorers to our chart, and mapping out the travels of the explorers. 

     Ch 2 Lesson 1 Quiz will be returned on 10/21

    Study Tips

    **Study your vocabulary words

    *Make Explorer Flash Cards

    **Students do not have to memorize dates of exploration; just know the purpose/quest and what was gained 

     On-line Information

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